In what may be another case “do it yourself” abortion, a New York woman is being charged with “self-abortion” after a fetus was found in a dumpster.
Via New York Daily News:
Yaribely Almonte, 20, wrapped the fetus in plastic and dumped the girl in a bin outside her building on W. 191st. St., near Wadsworth Ave.
A man sorting recyclables discovered the child’s lifeless body Tuesday, and Almonte was charged Wednesday night.
The police have already named it a crime, saying that under state law a woman can be charged with “self-abortion” if the fetus is more than 24 weeks. The medical examiner has yet to release a cause of death, but police are pressing charges as Amonte mentioned drinking an herbal tea before the miscarriage.